Lianne Sheppard

Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences
Professor, Biostatistics

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Box 357232
Seattle, WA 98195-7232


Research Interests

Air pollution health effects. Occupational epidemiological studies. Estimation of health effects from environmental and occupational exposures. Exposure modeling. Measurement error in health effects studies. Incorporating group information in epidemiologic studies.

DEOHS Biography


PhD Biostatistics, University of Washington, 1992

MSc Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University, 1985

BA Psychology, Johns Hopkins University, 1979

In the News

‘Disturbing’: weedkiller ingredient tied to cancer found in 80% of US urine samples
The Guardian, 07/08/2022

Fine particulate air pollution associated with higher risk of dementia
UW News, 08/04/2021

The EPA refuses to reduce pollutants linked to coronavirus deaths
ProPublica, 10/21/2020

Court hears challenge to EPA science advice ban
Union of Concerned Scientists, 12/06/2019

Undeterred, dismissed scientists plod through air quality reviews
Bloomberg Environment, 10/11/2019

Exposure to common weed killer increases risk for cancer
UW News, 02/13/2019

Scientist: EPA changes are an effort to 'gut rules' that protect public
CNN, 10/19/2018

Scientist: EPA changes are an effort to 'gut rules' that protect public.
CNN, 10/15/2018

EPA to disband a key scientific review panel on air pollution
New York Times, 10/11/2018

Video: Studying impact of air pollution
KIRO 7 News, 10/04/2018